Young Fiddler & Composer ~ Trick Fiddling & Step Dancing
2016 & 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award nominee for Young Performer of the Year
2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition semi-finalist for Under 18
2018 Folk Music Ontario Developing Artist Program recipient (One of five youths chosen across Ontario)
2017 Toronto CNE Rising Star Talent Competition semi-finalist
Jessica Wedden is a 16-year-old upbeat Ottawa Valley, Celtic and East Coast style fiddler, trick fiddler,
step dancer, composer, recording artist and award nominee.
Influenced mostly by her professional fiddle teacher, Cindy Thompson, Jessica has many accomplishments,
as listed above. She appeared on Breakfast Television Toronto, Rogers TV Ottawa, CKWS TV Kingston, performed at
the Havelock Jamboree, Ottawa’s Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group, Toronto's WinterFolk, Ottawa's Marvest for CityFolk, and opened
for multiple Juno Award fiddler Ashley MacIsaac with a standing ovation for the Festival of Small Halls Ontario.
Fiddling is her passion!